First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esker

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  1. (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets

From Irish eiscir.

  1. A long, narrow, sinuous ridge created by deposits from a stream running beneath a glacier.

esker was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian Bokmål and Norwegian Nynorsk

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Popularity of Esker as a last name

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  • Williams

Common first names for Esker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esker U.S.
  White 98.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esker

People with the last name Esker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Esker

  • How Popular is the name Esker? Esker is the 21,245th most popular name of all time. As a last name Esker was the 34,390th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Esker have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 313 babies born with the first name Esker in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esker to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esker? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Esker first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esker is Saturday, May 17th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Esker born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esker was in 1920 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Esker: Your name in reverse order is Rekse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkees. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 659 people with the last name Esker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esker? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Esker as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.